Practice Paper Two | FREE Theory Test

Practice Paper Two. DVSA Theory test practice free. Road safety Questions. changing lanes in good time. Attitude dealing with other road users. crossing Pedestrians and safe gap.
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Question 1 of 25

Why are these yellow lines painted across the road?

To help you choose the correct lane

To help you keep the correct separation distance

To make you aware of your speed

To tell you the distance to the roundabout

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Question 2 of 25

Your vehicle is fitted with a hand-held telephone. What should you do to use the phone?

Reduce your speed

Find a safe place to stop

Steer the vehicle with one hand

Be particularly careful at junctions

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Question 3 of 25

What does the term 'blind spot' mean for a driver?

An area covered by your right-hand mirror

An area not covered by your headlights

An area covered by your left-hand mirror

An area not covered by your mirrors

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Question 4 of 25

You're driving on a clear night. There's a steady stream of oncoming traffic. The national speed limit applies. Which lights should you use?

Full-beam headlights

Sidelights

Dipped headlights

Fog lights

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Question 5 of 25

What does this sign mean?

Hazard warning lights

Headlights are on full beam

Handbrake fault

Indicators

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Question 6 of 25

Which vehicle will use a blue flashing beacon?

Motorway maintenance

Bomb disposal

Snow plough

Breakdown recovery

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Question 7 of 25

What should you do when a person herding sheep asks you to stop?

Ignore them as they have no authority

Stop and switch off your engine

Continue on but drive slowly

Try to get past quickly

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Question 8 of 25

In which conditions should you leave at least a two-second gap between your vehicle and the one in front?

Wet

Dry

Damp

Foggy

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Question 9 of 25

You're approaching an unmarked crossroads. How should you deal with this type of junction?

Accelerate and keep to the middle

Slow down and keep to the right

Accelerate and look to the left

Slow down and look both ways

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Question 10 of 25

You're driving a slow-moving vehicle on a narrow, winding road. What should you do?

Keep well out to stop vehicles overtaking dangerously

Wave following vehicles past you if you think they can overtake quickly

Pull in when you can, to let following vehicles overtake

Give a left signal when it's safe for vehicles to overtake you

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Question 11 of 25

On a road where trams operate, which of these vehicles will be most at risk from the tram rails?

Cars

Cycles

Buses

Lorries

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Question 12 of 25

What type of emergency vehicle is fitted with a green flashing beacon?

Fire engine

Road gritter

Ambulance

Doctor's car

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Question 13 of 25

You're driving at the legal speed limit. A vehicle comes up quickly behind you, flashing its headlights. What should you do?

Accelerate to make a gap behind you

Touch the brakes sharply to show your brake lights

Maintain your speed to prevent the vehicle from overtaking

Allow the vehicle to overtake

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Question 14 of 25

There's a bus lane on your left. The signs show no times of operation. What does this mean?

The lane isn't in operation

The lane is only in operation at peak times

The lane is in operation 24 hours a day

The lane is only in operation in daylight hours

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Question 15 of 25

The conditions are good and dry. When should you use the 'two-second rule'?

Before restarting the engine after it has stalled

When checking your gap from the vehicle in front

Before using the 'Mirrors

When traffic lights change to green

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Question 16 of 25

At a pelican crossing, what must you do when the amber light is flashing?

Stop and wait for the green light

Stop and wait for the red light

Give way to pedestrians waiting to cross

Give way to pedestrians already on the crossing

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Question 17 of 25

A long, heavily laden lorry is taking a long time to overtake you. What should you do?

Speed up

Slow down

Hold your speed

Change direction

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Question 18 of 25

You're driving at night on an unlit road, following another vehicle. What should you do?

Flash your headlights

Use dipped headlights

Switch off your headlights

Use full-beam headlights

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Question 19 of 25

What does 'tailgating' mean?

Using the rear door of a hatchback car

Reversing into a parking space

Following another vehicle too closely

Driving with rear fog lights on

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Question 20 of 25

After refuelling your vehicle, what should you do to avoid spillage?

Check that your tank is only three-quarters full

Check that you've used a locking filler cap

Check that your fuel gauge is working

Check that your filler cap is securely fastened

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Question 21 of 25

What should you do when you're overtaking a horse and rider?

Sound your horn as a warning

Go past as quickly as possible

Flash your headlights as a warning

Go past slowly and carefully

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Question 22 of 25

When should you flash your headlights at other road users?

When showing that you're giving way

When showing that you're about to turn

When telling them that you have right of way

When letting them know that you're there

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Question 23 of 25

You're driving along this road. The red van cuts in close in front of you. What should you do?

Accelerate to get closer to the red van

Give a long blast on the horn

Drop back to leave the correct separation distance

Flash your headlights several times

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Question 24 of 25

What can a loose filler cap on your diesel fuel tank cause?

It can make the engine difficult to start

It can make the roads slippery for other road users

It can improve your vehicle's fuel consumption

It can increase the level of exhaust emissions

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Question 25 of 25

You're approaching a red light at a puffin crossing. Pedestrians are on the crossing. When will the red light change?

When you start to edge forward onto the crossing

When the pedestrians have cleared the crossing

When the pedestrians push the button on the far side of the crossing

When a driver from the opposite direction reaches the crossing

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